Outrageous Fortune Reviews

June 23, 2008
The plot here has been played out hundreds of times (and often better) in other films.
Top Critic
January 26, 2006
As a vehicle for their considerable comic talents, the enterprise is wheelclamped by typecasting.
June 14, 2005
August 25, 2004
A female buddy-buddy movie which grows more and more tiresome as it unspools
March 4, 2003
I'm STILL trying to figure out why this film was a hit.
November 1, 2002
I shudder to think that a Shelley Long-Bette Midler pairing could have been considered a sure thing by anyone, at any time.
July 31, 2002
January 1, 2000
There's more regressive coyness in this buddy adventure-comedy than anyone should have to sit through in a lifetime...
January 1, 2000
Unfortunately, the movie is so busy cross-polinating its genres that it never pauses for the kind of thought that might have made it really special, instead of just fitfully funny.
January 1, 2000
Such rarefied screen writing calls for the peerless talents of Arthur Hiller, a director with the comic timing of a tax auditor.